Gloria ‘Goldy’ Katherine Hoelzl

Gloria “Goldy” Katherine Hoelzl, of Three Pillars of Dousman, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at the age of 85 years.

Gloria loved sewing, knitting, traveling, dancing, playing cards and her German club. She will be remembered for her feisty independence and sadly missed by her loving family.

Gloria will be deeply missed by her children, Peter (Robin) of Texas and Michael (Sherry) of Dousman; daughter-in-law Jeanne Hoelzl of New Berlin; her grandchildren William, Michael, Aaron (Nicole), Catherine, Scott (Nancy), David (Megan), Matthew (Laura), Krystal (Travis), Amy, Janelle (Will), Michelle (Jesse), George and Eric; 18 great-grandchildren; brother Mark (Sharon) Guldan of Oshkosh; and sisters-in-law Dorothy and Margaret. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George, on Oct. 12, 1992; her son John on Feb. 4, 2000; and brothers Gerald, Donald and Leon.

The visitation for Gloria will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. until the memorial Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Bruno Parish, 226 W. Ottawa Ave., Dousman, WI 53118. The Rev. Chuck Wrobel will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214, or the American Cancer Society, N19W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For the online obituary or any further information, please visit or call the funeral home at 262-5426609.